Mentors & believers

It has taken trust and support of some very extraordinary people to achieve the goal called VMock. Our mentors are amazingly accomplished and the coolest people anyone can hope to partner with.

We thought of introducing some of them


A vision comes to life only with strong confidence

Mohanbir Sawhney

Mohanbir Sawhney

Professor at Kellogg School of Management

BS from IIT Delhi, PhD from Wharton

Thought Leader &
Tech marketing Guru

World Economic Forum Fellow,
Advisory board of several technology

Ranjan Lal

Ranjan Lal

Partner, Mosaix Ventures

BS from IIT Roorkee, MBA from
Chicago Booth

Startup Mentor

Board member & Advisor to
several startups
Strategy, Execution & Growth

Hiroshi Uchida

Hiroshi Uchida

Advisor & Member of CEO Council,
Driehaus Private Equity

BA from Brown University, MA &PhD
from Harvard University

The Social Scientist

10 years at Bain & Company,
Senior Business Leader


Staying true to the vision is a journey in itself

Shyam Lal

Shyam Lal

Director Emeritus, McKinsey

BS from IIT Delhi,
MBA from Chicago Booth

Visionary &
People Expert

Board member of several
tech startups,
Advisor to High Growth

Amar Sawhney

Amar Sawhney

CEO, Ocular Therapeutix

BS from IIT Delhi, MS & PhD
from UT Austin

Inventor & Serial

Whitehouse "Champions of Change",
Mentor to young innovators through
Incept, leading medical device

Junya Ishikawa

Junya Ishikawa

Partner, Bain Tokyo

BE from Tokyo University, MBA from
MIT Sloan

Seasoned Private
Equity Professional

Deep expertise in M&A, Private
Equity, Organizational
Sales & Channel effectiveness,
International strategy


and beyond

With a great mentorship team, many challenges become tractable. Seeing so many perspectives through the diverse looking glasses is both humbling yet proud experience. We thank our mentors and believers.